Endocrine Abstracts (2009) 20 P57

The psychovegetative status at patients with postoperative primary hypothyriodism, compensated by levothyroxyn

Elena Smirnova, Klara Shtayn, Natalia Suhaia, Irina Rusinova & Julia Belikova


Perm State Medical Academy, Perm, Russian Federation.


Purpose: To reveal changes of the vegetative status, namely vegetative maintenance, vegetative reactance, and infringement of emotional status at patients with postoperative primary hypothyroidism (concerning central or total craws), the compensated treatment by levothyroxyn.

Materials and methods: Sixteen persons are included in research with primary hypothyroidism with various etiology, compensated by levothyroxyn. The ages – 36–58 years, duration of diseases – 1–16 years. For an estimation of the psycho-vegetative status A M Vejna’s technique, an index of Kerdo, a refex of Danini-Ashnera, a hospital scale of alarm and depression, a scale of alarm of Hamilton, a scale of depression of Hamilton were used.

Results and discussion: Sixteen persons with postoperative primary hypothyroidism have been carried out psycho-vegetative tests. At research of an initial vegetative status prevalence of parasympathetic department of nervous system is noted. At all investigated patients alarm symptoms, disturbing condition are revealed. Depression had more expressed character. On the basis of the received data at patients with the operated thyroid gland, influence of parasympathetic department of vegetative nervous system prevails. Estimating changes of psycho-emotional status: the prevalence of depressions over the disturbing is noted.

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